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variable-pitch

[vair-ee-uh-buh l-pich] /ˈvɛər i ə bəlˈpɪtʃ/
adjective, Aeronautics, Nautical
1.
(of a propeller) controllable-pitch.
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  • For variable-pitch and variable-speed turbines, airfoil soiling is not a major problem.
  • Some are for stall-regulated turbines and others are for variable-speed and variable-pitch turbines.
  • We lump other methods of aerodynamic control such as ailerons into the variable-pitch category.

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